OA research in the news: Waves as scientific & cultural things

This fall, MIT anthropologist Stefan Helmreich gave the prestigious Lewis Henry Morgan Lecture at the University of Rochester….

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Chris Bourg named director of MIT Libraries

Longtime libraries administrator at Stanford tapped to lead MIT’s libraries…

Humanities

Publish open access in chemistry society journals at no charge

Three chemistry societies have new open access options for MIT authors that allow for open access publication without any fee. American Chemical Society/ACS: ACS’s open access strategy…

Scholarly communication

Chemistry in the Open: MIT Professor Kit Cummins and three societies make the case for open access

Leaders from three chemistry societies came to MIT during International Open Access Week to speak about their open access...

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OA research in the news: AeroAstro turns 100

Last week, MIT’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics celebrated its 100th anniversary with a three-day Centennial Symposium. The events…

Engineering

Download statistics on open access articles now available

The MIT Libraries have launched a new service offering download data for articles collected under the MIT Faculty Open Access Policy. MIT authors can log in…

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Second annual Open Access Week table a success

Nearly 30 students, researchers, and staff stopped by the Office of Scholarly Publishing, Copyright & Licensing (OSPCL) table in…

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Readers worldwide benefit from MIT open access articles

The MIT faculty established their open access policy as an expression of their commitment “to disseminating the fruits of research and scholarship as widely as possible,” and…

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Downloads of MIT open access articles exceed 2.4 million

Downloads of articles in the MIT Open Access Articles Collection, made available under the faculty’s open access policy, now total over 2,460,000. Monthly downloads from the collection of…

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